Mariah Woelfel

Amy Helpenstel Foundation Fellow

The president of Western Illinois University says the state budget impasse has forced the school to act like a private university. 

National Weather Service website:

Risks of heat stroke and other injuries are rising with the temperature and humidity.  

Mariah Woelfel

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza says she's never seen a worse governor than Republican Governor Bruce Rauner, and that includes one she helped impeach. 


Americans who lose their coverage from the Affordable Care Act should be able to sign up for the healthcare plan now available to members of congress. 

Herb Trix

Dozens of turtles could be roaming around Rock Island after water drained from their home pond at Augustana College.

A Rock Island homeless shelter for women and children has an extra $1,000 to spend this year, thanks to a grant from the Junior Board of Rock Island.

Lyn Brodersen Cochran will begin serving as Scott Community College president in August, after leaving her current role as Assistant Vice President of Organizational Development at Iowa State University.

A bill that would allow Illinois and Iowa mental health patients to get treatment across the border is now headed to Governor Bruce Rauner's desk.

WVIK Staff

About 100 people are honoring Officer Richard Morton Thursday, nearly 50 years after his death.

Mariah Woelfel

Hundreds of local businesses tried to sell their services to the Rock Island Arsenal on Wednesday. They set up shop at the iWireless Center in Moline as part of an annual networking event between the Army and business owners.